The Art of the Goldsmith in Late Fifteenth-Century Germany: The Kimbell Virgin and Her Bishop

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In this detailed study-the first to examine this rare object and its fascinating history-distinguished scholar Jeffrey Chipps Smith looks at the creation of the statuette in Augsburg, its place in the context of other works of art in Eichstatt, and the compelling story of Bishop Reichenau and his intense devotion to the Virgin Mary. 55 color and 25 black-and-white illustrations.